Host Hotels and Resorts is the largest real estate investment trust in the lodging sector.
It is a Bethesda based firm and owns a multitude of premium hotels like Four Seasons, Marriott and Ritz-Carlton. The company is known to pursue properties that offer a chance for high revenue growth and are in limited supply in key markets.
Since it is a capital intensive business, the company aims to enhance revenue growth and create long term shareholder value. It also invests in green initiatives like power plants, water recycling systems, energy management systems that improve energy efficiency thereby cutting down on costs.
The company’s strategy is based on acquisition of existing high-end hotels, maximization of the value of its existing portfolio, development of new luxury and up-scale hotels and recycle of capital through asset disposition at a proper opportunity.